Ear Candy Music is a locally owned independent record store proudly celebrating 20 years serving the Missoula community. Peruse the crates for a varied mix of new and vintage vinyl and CDs, including all of the artists performing at Travelers’ Rest, and stop by for artist signings throughout the weekend.
Designed in collaboration with The Decemberists, Carson Ellis and Twogether Studios, Illimat is a tabletop card/board game that feels of its time, yet weirdly out of time altogether. Join us at Traveler’s Rest and we’ll teach you how to play! The game is available for preorder at Illimat.com.
Landland is a small-but-tireless illustration & design studio that strives to merge their own personal & hand-built aesthetic with some of the best bands currently criss-crossing the world. All of their work is built from analog drawings and paintings, which are then screen-printed by hand in limited editions in their Chicago studio.
Wetplate collodion photographer Jeff Howlett from Howlermano Photography will be on hand to offer one-of-a-kind Tintypes to attendees of Travelers’ Rest. A tintype is a direct-positive image formed by pure silver deposited onto a black metal plate.
Crafts, Games and more! Stop by the kids area to get out of the sun and into your creative mindset.
A leader in the resistance against religious and racial discrimination, anti-equality efforts, restrictions to voting rights, and threats to a woman’s reproductive rights-- was established in 1972. For over 40 years, the ACLU of Montana has worked in the courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and laws of the United States guarantee. The nonprofit and nonpartisan organization envisions a world where dignity,freedom and civil liberties are a reality for each individual.
Protecting Western Montana's rivers, wildlife, agricultural and community open spaces.
Blue Mountain Clinic Family Practice, founded in 1977, has always provided individualized, choice based care that respects the power of personal connection. Our philosophy of healthcare for the WHOLE body designed for EVERY body is reflected through our values of Access, Reproductive Choice, Education and Advocacy.
EmpowerMT creates a more just and inclusive society by developing youth and adult leaders who work to end mistreatment, correct systemic inequalities and strengthen communities across Montana. EmpowerMT envisions a Montana where each person is respected, where differences are understood, where youth, institutions, and communities share a commitment to correct injustices, and where all people have the opportunity to thrive without the risk of violence or oppression. Each year EmpowerMT empowers over 3000 youth, educators and community leaders with skills to make their communities safe for all people.
Travelers' Rest State Park marks the confluence of natural and cultural history. The only archaeologically verified campsite of the Lewis and Clark expedition lies within 65 acres of natural beauty. This landscape was once part of the homeland of the Bitterroot Salish people and is now habitat for hundreds of species. Travelers' Rest Preservation & Heritage Association supports the Park through outreach, advocacy, and educational experiences that link the past to the future.
Travelers’ Rest is an all ages festival. Gates open each day at 2pm with music running from 3:30pm to 11pm each night. Children 2 & under are free. The event is rain or shine. Re-entry is not permitted. ATMs are available on-site.
The official Travelers' Rest map is HERE
Travelers’ Rest is taking place at Big Sky Brewing Company Amphitheater located at 5417 Trumpeter Way – Missoula, Montana 59808. The venue is just off Interstate 90 at Airway Heights Blvd, west of downtown Missoula.
Parking is FREE and available in our designated parking lots. Look for parking attendants as you approach the venue. Overnight camping, large RV’s, and buses are not permitted in the parking lots. You may also park on the streets surrounding the venue. Please respect our neighbors and do not park in their lots or block their businesses.
Please note the event is sold out. No additional tickets will be available for purchase. The box office opens at 12pm on Saturday, August 12 and Sunday, August 13. Customers who have tickets held at Will Call can pick them up at the venue box office, located in front of Big Sky Brewing Company Amphitheater. To claim your tickets, please present a valid photo ID OR the credit card used to purchase the tickets. Tickets are non-refundable. Big Sky Brewing Company Amphitheater and Knitting Factory Presents are not responsible for tickets purchased from third-party resellers (Stub Hub, Craigslist, VividSeats and unauthorized ticket vendors).
2-Day General Admission ticket holders: We are using a wristband system for entry to the festival. Tickets may be exchanged for 2-Day General Admission wristbands at the main entrance.
2-Day VIP ticket holders: We are using a wristband system for entry to the festival. VIP ticket holders are asked to check in at the box office to receive their welcome packet and wristband.
Please contact us via email for any additional questions (TR@KnittingFactory.com)
A variety of local food vendors will be available for sale on site. Beer, wine, water and soda will be available for purchase. Be sure to bring a valid ID for alcohol service. Outside food and beverages are not permitted with exception of an empty canteen or factory sealed bottles of water (1 bottle per person). ATMs are available on-site.
Feel free to bring: blankets (no larger than 6’x6’ please), sunscreen, single person portable chairs, empty canteens or factory-sealed bottle of water (1 bottle per person).
Please do not bring: Outside food, beverages, animals, umbrellas, weapons, fireworks, multi-person or oversized chairs, professional cameras / video / audio or other recording devices (cell phones are OK), coolers, glass containers or beach balls.
Lost items should be returned and claimed at the box office or the medical station. Feel free to hand any found item to any of our event personnel
Travelers’ Rest is presented on a grass lawn setting. A limited number of spaces are held in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. We encourage all guests with special needs to contact our office at 208.343.8883 prior to the event date and every reasonable effort will be made to accommodate. You may also locate an event employee at the venue prior to the show starting to make arrangements.
UBER / Use referral code TRF17 for $15 off your first ride!
Yellow Cab / 406.543.6644
Green Taxi / 406.728.8294
Shoot us a note at TR@KnittingFactory.com